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Case Manager III

Company: St. Vincent de Paul CARES
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of St. Vincent de Paul CARES is to alleviate pain and suffering, in a spirit of justice and charity, through person-to-person involvement.SUMMARY: The Case Manager III provides assessment, monitoring, planning, linkage and advocacy for the most appropriate services to individuals enrolled in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. Qualified candidate must possess a clear understanding of the service delivery system and the resources available for veterans and their families. Individual will effectively maintain and manage assigned caseload contingent on needs, strengths, abilities, and preferences of the individual served.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at this time) Provide crisis intervention to address the immediate needs of the very low-income, chronic and non-chronic homeless veteran population Assess the individual's strengths, needs, abilities and preferences to assist in the development of housing goals Design and carry out a Housing Stability Plan for each household Monitor progress daily and maintain accurate documentation of progress towards goals and services provided Enforce program rules and procedures to ensure compliance with all government and contract regulations Provide client access to services and community resources as needed Facilitate the move to transitional and/or permanent, independent housing, when appropriate. Conduct home visits, when appropriate Determine Eligibility Process Temporary Financial Assistance Utilize HSMIS for data collection/case recordRequirementsADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.) Have basic knowledge of homelessness, severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse Basic knowledge of resources in the community available for veteran population, especially services and programs offered by the VA Ability to form partnerships in the community and seek out community resources Strong oral and written communications Strong organizational, time management and data management skills Strong computer skills Proven ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team Ability to multi-task and problem solve under pressure Ability to provide customer service to difficult populations EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Pending on position and if prior to hire is approved by Chief Executive Officer, a comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum education qualifications) This position requires a minimum a bachelor's degree in social work or related field Minimum two years' experience serving homeless or at-risk families and/or individuals in crisis Must be able to comply with complex governmental regulations, policies and procedures and demonstrate thorough document compliance efforts and activities Must be proficient with data management and information systems and have basic knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and possess the ability to interact effectively with other agencies and service providers Candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and understand the issues that are faced by low-income populations Must have a valid driver's license as this job requires transportation Veterans preferred

Keywords: St. Vincent de Paul CARES, Sarasota , Case Manager III, Other , Sarasota, Florida

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